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About Gokarna

Located in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka,Gokarna is a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindu’s and known for its pristine beaches,


breath taking landscapes and rich history. Gokarna welcomes tourists from around the world in search of sanctity and relaxation. The windy streets and alley ways enchants tourists and pilgrims capturing the spiritual ambience of the temples where prayers and piety take place daily. The temples in Gokarna are a site to endeavour. The Mahabaleshwara temple built in the 4th century AD, the temple is the prominent place of worship for pilgrims. Built by King Mayurasharma of the Kadamba Dynasty with white granite stone and gopuras within the temple grounds and statue of Lord Shiva. A 6 ft shiva Linga here at the temple is known as the Atmalinga is worshipped here. As well as Mahabaleshwara temple pilgrims also come to visit many of the other temples which include Maha Ganapati shrine, Chandikeswara, Thamira Gowri (Goddess Parvati shrine) where Muktishetra take place, and Aadi Gokarneswara, Dattatreya, and Gokarnanayagi.welcomes hordes of tourists from around the world in search of sanctity and relaxation.

It is also known for the seven Muktishetras of the Hindus, where they come to perform the last rites.

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Things to do in gokarna

With its beautiful beaches and green palms Gokarna offers visitors the chance to relax and enjoy sea, sand and sun in one location. Whether you wish to swim, sunbathe or surf on the waves, Gokarna beaches have ample facilities to cater for all needs. Om and Kudle


beach are merely a stone throw away (5 and 6 km) from The Godavari making it the ideal spot for families, couples, pilgrims, and groups of friends to escape and relax. The Godavari offers excursions and tours as well as travel arrangements to these popular beaches. If you prefer something quieter then a cruise on the back waters will encapulate the essence of Gokarna. With tranquillity and beautiful nature Gokarna’s back water is filled with luscious green rivers.

With The Godavari hotel we can whisk you away to see the spectacular water falls of Jog falls which is a day trip along with the Vibhuti fall which is 40 km away from Gokarna. These water fall have been around since time began and the earth’s gradual formation of rocks and waterfalls.

In the low hills and paddy fields of Mundgod lies the Tibetan Monastery Colony. The Monastery welcomes thousands of monks to complete their theological studies and pray here and if you are lucky, you might hear the chanting of prayers.

There are several other monasteries which you can visit and explore the town which offers delicious traditional Tibetan food and you must try the thukpa!

With our guest relation at The Godavari we can prepare a bespoke package for your trip.

For keen botanist’s you must visit the Karwar Rock Gardens where history of specific communities come alive in the form of life size models of different communities of North Karnataka such as Sidhis, Goulis, Kunabis, Gondas and the Halakki are displayed. You will also glimpse the statues of the Yakshgana dance which is the famous classical dance of Gokarna as well as other classical and folk dances.

If its adrenalin you seek then why not try the water sports that are on offer here such as, banana boats, small boat cruises on and even white water rafting along the lush river, traditional boating with the opportunity to fish with the local fishermen early hours of the morning.

Bird watching on Paradise beach, half moon beach, Om and Kudle beach (specific timings for bird watching).

For further enquiries and itinerary please speak to our Guest relation at the front desk

Telephone: 9226081275

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About Us

Located at the heart of Gokarna, THE GOVADRI HOTEL is the one and only luxury hotel that delights its guests with


classic and blissful experiences. We welcome our guests with warm hospitality and attractively equipped rooms. A wide range of luxurious 32 rooms that includes categories Deluxe, Luxury, Suite & Dormitory. Each room having a large TV with satellite connectivity, some with balconies, on-suite bathrooms with robes, and toiletries provided. The location of the hotel is a short distance to both Om and Kudle beach, both with 360 degree’s breath-taking views. The size and location of the hotel makes it ideal for weekend get aways. The hotel also has a large banquet hall has a total capacity of 300+ people and a bar making it an excellent choice for destination weddings, corporate events and Film shoots. Our Chef- driven Pure Veg restaurant 'NAVRATNA', provides a choice of mouth-watering South, North Indian and Jain dishes to delight your pallet. The lawn area, and a swimming pool with a kid’s pool is very generously spacious for a relaxing time for couples and families. There is ample private parking at the hotel as well as 24hr security. In a nutshell THE GODAVARI which is a centrepiece of Gokarna and it is impossible to miss it when you are at the centre of Gokarna.

So come and experience Gokarna at The Godavari Hotel.

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Excursion List

  • Honey Beach Ankola - 15 K.m
  • Mirjan fort - 30 K.m
  • Vibhuti Falls - 40 K.m
  • Yana Caves - 40 K.m
  • Honaver Eco beach - 60 K.m
  • Mangro Walk ( Honavar ) - 62 K.m
  • Murdeshwar Temple - 72 K.m
  • Mundgod Tibetan Colony - 114 K.m



Established in Goa in the year 2016, with the vision of providing pure vegetarian, hygienic and tasty South Indian


cuisine, North Indian Cuisine, Jain Food and Chinese Cuisine. NAVRATNA is highly popular for its mouth-watering taste, exotic spices, and healthy atmosphere. Our chefs are trained in all types of cuisine with years of experience in the restaurant business. Every dish is as tasty as the next, the restaurant caters for all and also has a private room for group parties. The restaurant has ample of room making it spacious and comfortable. The vast menu covers all appetites and no order is too small or large. Whether its breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner our staff will always be on hand to help and serve you.

We also provide a take-out service in case you are unable to dine with us

Our banqueting hall on the top floor of The Godavari has spectacular views of Gokarna and has a total capacity of 300+ people. Navratna caters for weddings, business conferences, birthday parties and other social events with a bespoke menu which caters to your needs. Don't forget the drinks! Yes, with a full functioning bar in the banqueting hall you can sit, relax and quench your thirst with a beer, hard liquor, cocktail or mocktail and some delicious snacks that are available from our restaurant.

Which is why it makes The Godavari your first choice of stay and eat.

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